The '''Iziko South African Museum''' is a South African Republic|South African
located in Cape Town
a city that is a capital of South Africa and has the famous prisoner site of Robben Island
. The museum was founded in 1825, the first in the country. It has been on its present site in the Company's Garden
since 1897. The museum houses important African zoology
''Iziko'' is a Xhosa language|Xhosa
word meaning "hearth".